New Foundations Logo Contest Announced.

New Foundations Logo Contest Announced.

New Foundations is ready for a new logo for the New Year!

New Foundations, 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides recovery housing for individuals in recovery from substance use disorders, is accepting entries into a contest to re-design our logo.  Entries are due to by 5 pm on December 22. See below for all details and official rules!

The winning designer will receive one month of free fees (up to $520 value) for the participant of your choice (can be you, if you are a New Foundations program participant!).


New Foundations Logo Contest Official Rules


This document describes the official rules (“Official Rules”) of the New Foundations Logo Design Contest. The object of this contest is to design a logo for New Foundations, a non-profit provider of recovery housing in Cincinnati and NKY. Information on how to enter and about the prize is part of these Official Rules. To the extent of any inconsistency, these Official Rules prevail.


“Entry” means a logo design created by the Entrant for this Contest.

“Entrant” means the individual or entity that offers the Entry under the terms of this Contest.


  1. The Contest is open to individuals, disability organizations, companies, educational institutions, etc. and to groups associated with such entities.
  2. Entrants must be of sufficient legal age and standing to enter into a contract with New Foundations as required below.

How to Enter

  1. Initial entries must be submitted by email to Logo entries can be originally created on computer or on paper, but all entries must be submitted in one of the computer formats listed below. The email must include the name, age, postal address, phone number and email address of the Entrant. The e-mail should also include
  2. No more than one (1) Entry may be submitted by any one Entrant.
  3. Entries must conform to the Submission Guidelines set out below. Entries which fail to do so will be rejected.
  4. The deadline for Entries is 5:00 PM CST on December 22 2019.
  5. There is no fee to enter the Contest.
  6. Entrants need not be a person in recovery from substance use disorder, or a participant of New Foundations. However, New Foundations participants and those in recovery are especially encouraged to apply.

Submission Guidelines

The purpose of the contest is to design a logo for New Foundations. The logo will be used online, in print, and on merchandise. Flexibility is a key requirement, including the need to resize easily. Designs may be black and white or full color. The final version of the logo will need to be suitable for high quality printing. Because of the requirement to register the logo as a Service Mark, Entrants should take care to ensure that their Entries are not in any way similar to existing logos or other copyrighted images. The logo must contain the words “New Foundations”.

Designs must be submitted in any of the following formats: .jpg, .tiff, or .pdf (if a hard-copy design sketch is submitted, it must be scanned or otherwise rendered into one of the above computer formats and submitted). Images can be larger than, but must be no smaller than, three inches by three inches (3” x 3”).

New Foundations is not responsible for computer or internet technical problems.

To recap, entry will consist of 2 files: the basic logo attached to the entry e-mail containing the entrant’s contact information and a brief, two-sentence statement about his or her design.


Subject to the legal requirements outlined above, the winning design will be announced via social media on December 26 2019. 

The winning designer will receive:

  1. One month of program fees paid for the participant of your choice (including yourself, if applicable). This is a value of up to $520. 
  2. The right to use the basic logo and identify him/herself as the logo designer.

Judging and Selection of Winner

  1. The winning design will be selected by the New Foundations staff. Their decision will be final. No further correspondence shall be entered into.
  2. New Foundations reserves the right not to select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.
  3. New Foundations reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant or Entry at its sole discretion. No correspondence shall be entered into.
  4. The winner will be required to sign a contract assigning all ownership of the logo to New Foundations.
  5. Accepting the prize constitutes permission for New Foundations to make public and otherwise use winner’s name for publicity purposes. Further personal data may be requested but is not required.
  6. By entering, the winning entrant agrees that their name and photograph may be used by New Foundations for promotional purposes without further remuneration.

Intellectual Property

  1. All submitted work must be original and not based on any pre-existing design.
  2. All Entries will become the sole property of New Foundations and may be displayed publicly on New Foundations web sites.
  3. The winning entry will be registered by New Foundations as a Service Mark and the Entrant agrees to transfer all right and title to the Entry to New Foundations in accordance with the Official Rules of this Contest.


Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. By participating in the Contest, the Entrant is representing and warranting that he/she has read and understood, and agrees to be bound by, these rules. Including the guides and rules referred to herein, these Official Rules constitute the entire agreement between the Entrant and New Foundations in relation to the Contest. They govern the Entrant’s participation and supersede any prior or other agreements between the Entrant and New Foundations and relating to the Contest.


No purchase necessary.

There will be only one prize winner for this contest.

The prize winner is only entitled to the prize, and must sign and deliver to New Foundations a release waiving any rights to further compensation prior to delivery of the prize to the winner. All other entries and entrants are not entitled to any compensation whatsoever.

Winners may accept only the prize as stated in contest rules. No other substitutions allowed. Failure to comply with this provision will result in forfeiture of the prize by the winner.

New Foundations reserves the right to use any entries as it deems fit.

The staff of New Foundations reserves the right to make the final selection of the winning design at its complete discretion. The decision of the staff of New Foundations is final and not subject to review or appeal.

In order to claim the prize, the winning entrant must sign a release form. By claiming the prize and signing the release form, the winner releases New Foundations, its officers and directors, from any and all claims, liabilities, and damages arising directly or indirectly out of the award and use of the prize.

This promotion is void where prohibited by law.

New Foundations is not responsible for computer or internet technical problems.

Rules are subject to change without notice.

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